The Bakra-Eid is being observed across the world by the Muslims on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.
The Muslims in Nepal are also celebrating Bakra-Eid (Eid al-Adha), across the country.
The government has also announced a public holiday on the occasion of this festival. It is the second biggest festival of Muslims and Islam’s holiest festival celebrated annually.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Vice-President Nanda bahaddur Pun and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal also extended their greetings to the Muslims on the occasion of the festival.
Muslims read Namaj, visit mosques, fast (Roja), offer donations and believe in sacrifice during the day.
The festival also known as Bakrid is also celebrated in North America, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Brunei, Turkey, Oman and Japan today, the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the last month of the Islamic calendar.
Similarly, the Muslims living in Bangladesh, Pakistan and India will celebrate on September 14.